Wayne County Community College District Presents Second Annual Child Car Seat Check Program
Event held in partnership with Children’s Hospital of
Proper use of booster seats and car restraints is crucial for protecting children while on the road
The workshop will be held
This program will educate parents and caregivers on the proper way to install a child car safety seat or child car restraint system. WCCCD and Children’s Hospital also will offer replacement car seats for parents and caregivers of children for a minimal fee.
Backless booster seats can be bought for
Children up to the age of 8, and less than 4 feet 9 inches, must be in a child restraint system at all times while riding in a moving vehicle. Proper child restraints include car seats with harness straps or booster seats used with a vehicle’s lap and shoulder belt.
Properly securing children in a car can be a matter of life and death. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of accidental deaths among kids older than 1 year of age.
A study appearing in the
WCCCD is committed to the continued development of new programs, hosting more community-based training sessions, improving student facilities and services, upgrading technologies, making capital investments in massive building expansion projects, training staff members to enhance their skills to maximize efficiency.
For more information on WCCCD and its programs, call (313) 496-2704 or visit www.wcccd.edu.